Application to the Embassy of Japan in Singapore or Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore for Nominal Support

2020/7/8
Any organization or body, etc. planning a project and seeking the nominal support of the Embassy of Japan in Singapore or Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore should read the following and file an application by mail with the required application documents. The same applies where an application is filed with a Japanese diplomatic mission abroad.

*Applications by individuals will not be accepted.

Please note that nominal support may not be granted depending on the content of the project.

1. Period for application acceptance

Please file the application no later than one and a half months prior to the date on which you wish to begin using nominal support (including the date on which you will initiate public relations activities with regard to the project on your website, etc. or by printing leaflets, etc.). Last-minute applications or applications lacking sufficient documentation may not be accepted.

*The Embassy of Japan in Singapore or Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore permits the use of its name on leaflets and websites, etc. only after notice of the granting of nominal support has been issued. No statement such as “Nominal support of the Embassy of Japan in Singapore or Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore (planned) / (pending)” may be used until notice is issued.

2. Required documents

Applicants for nominal support should prepare documents (1) to (5) below. (If documents similar to (1) to (5) are unavailable, such documents must be prepared.) Documents (1) and (2) must be prepared in the prescribed format.

Please note that the submission of other documents may be required as deemed necessary.

(1) Application to the Embassy of Japan in Singapore or Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore for nominal support and pledge (Word )


Notes for completing the forms:

(2) Outline of the Project (Word )


Notes for completing the forms:

(3) Income and Expenditure Budget for the Project (Excel )


Notes for completing the forms:

(4) Documents Outlining the Project


  1. Documents outlining the project, e.g. the project proposal, list of work to be presented (in the case of an exhibition, etc.), details of the work (in the case of a film or theatrical play, etc.), programs, application guidelines (in the case of an exhibition of work by the general public or a contest) (at least one of the above is required for applications for all projects).

  2. In the case of a project in which food will be provided, a document showing that proper public health measures have been put in place, and in the case of a sports-related project, a document showing that proper accident prevention, medical, and compensation measures (such as insurance) have been put in place.

(5) Documents Outlining the Organization Hosting the Project and the Applying Organization, etc.


  1. List of Board members

  2. Articles of incorporation or other documents equivalent thereto (constitution, articles of association, act of endowment, etc.)

  3. History, business performance, activity details, etc. of the organization

  4. When the organization hosting the project and the applying organization are different, a document showing their relationship (written contract, etc.).

    The documents listed in (ii) and (iii) above may be omitted for the following projects or organizations.

3. Cases in which nominal support will not be granted

4. Report on the completion of the project

Attach the following documents and submit a report within three months after the expiration of the project period. If a project report is not submitted, nominal support may not be granted to the relevant organization, etc. even if it files another application in the future.

* Where it is impossible to submit a final project report due to the nature of the relevant project, etc., it is necessary to submit an interim report containing the reason for such impossibility. You are required to submit a final project report when it becomes possible.

5. Addresses for filing applications and inquiries

Embassy of Japan in Singapore


Telephone: +65-6235-8855 (Representative)
FAX: +65-6733-1039
Address: 16 Nassim Road, Singapore 258390

Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore (Culture)


Telephone: +65-6737-0434 (Representative)
FAX: +65-6735‐3062
Address: 4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372
E-mail Address: infoculture@sn.mofa.go.jp

Generally, it is not permitted to file simultaneous applications with MOFA and a diplomatic mission abroad or with multiple diplomatic missions abroad for a single project.